SUBJECTS — Literature/U.S.; U.S./1945 – 1991;
SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING — Brothers; Coming of Age; Courage; Fighting; Friendship; Peer Pressure; Redemption;
MORAL-ETHICAL EMPHASIS — Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Respect; Caring.
AGE: 11+; MPAA Rating PG-13 (for violence, teen drinking and smoking, and some sexual reference);
1983; 91 Minutes; Color. TWM recommends The Outsiders: The Complete Novel, a director’s cut which is 1 hour, 54 minutes, incorporating 22 minutes of previously omitted footage and an updated musical score. It follows the novel more closely and is available from Amazon.com.